High School Course Guide
Based on requirements from the State of Michigan, Holton High has the following graduation requirements:
Must include Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 and a math class in 12th grade.
Must include 1 credit each in Biology and either Chemistry or Physics, plus
one year of any other science.
3 Social Studies
Must include 1 credit in each World History & US History; plus .5 credit each
in Civics and Economics.
2 World Language
2 years of one language other than English. The 2nd year may be replaced
by and additional year of Visual, Performing, or Applied Arts.
1 Physical Education
Includes 2 semesters of activity/PE classes. Marching Band or a Varsity Sport may be
substituted for .5 per successfully completed season.
1 Visual, Performing, and Applied Arts
Includes Art, Music, Technology
*All classes not listed above count as electives toward the 22 credits required for graduation.
CTC courses may be substituted for various classes. Please see that chart in appendix A of the Course Guide.
All students must take:
Michigan’s State Achievement Test (M-Step)
The SAT (or the ACT)
The Work Keys Assessment.
These are given in the 11th grade.
Students complete the State's online requirement within their core classes
22 Credits total, with 8 semesters of attendance